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Actors are agents of change. A film, a piece of theater, a piece of music, or a book can make a difference. It can change the world.
What's unique about Washington is that no one's from here. Almost everybody came here to change the world, to make a difference.
People have to understand that unless social enterprise is experimental, it will not succeed in making a difference.
A single, ordinary person still can make a difference - and single, ordinary people are doing precisely that every day.
Young entrepreneurs will make a difference in the Indian ecosystem.
I care not whether the soldiers are of Milesian, Teutonic, African or Angelo-Saxon descent. I despise the principle that make a difference between them in the hour of battle and of death.
To me, Texas is Austin, a bunch of cool people trying to make a difference.
Take time to make a difference. Don't just obsess about how you can make your life better. Think about how you can make somebody else's life better as well.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
If you pursue good with labor, the labor passes away but the good remains; if you pursue evil with pleasure, the pleasure passes away and the evil remains.
there’s really nowhere else I can go, and even if there were, it wouldn’t make a difference because I’d just be running from myself, and you can’t do that no matter how hard you try, and trying hard is what got you in this predicament in the first place.
There's always an opportunity to make a difference
Ayaan Hirsi Ali
There is a huge difference between being tolerant and tolerating intolerance
There is no greater reward than working from your heart and making a difference in the world.
I don't want to make money; I want to make a difference.
Bread for myself is a material question. Bread for my neighbor is a spiritual one.
Live today the way you want to be remembered tomorrow.
One of the nicest things you can do to kick-start your children’s day is to tell them honestly they look nice as they head out the door. This easy, five-second exchange says to your child: “I see you; I notice you; I love you.
The purpose of life is to matter, to be productive, to have it make a difference that you lived at all-using the talents that God has given you for the betterment of others.
A human being can only absorb a small amount of the mystical kundalini, you can be exposed again and again to it, but it won't really make a difference. You can only absorb so much.
Edward Everett Hale
I am only one, but still I am one. I cannot do everything, but still I can do something; and because I cannot do everything, I will not refuse to do something that I can do.
The world is not interested in what we do for a living. What they are interested in is what we have to offer freely - hope, strength, love and the power to make a difference!
Learn to appreciate every moment of your life, stop thinking of the future too much, you have a choice to make a difference in your life at any time you wish.
I want to make films that make a difference. I want to be out and hope that that will make things better for gay people and for myself. I hope one day I can start to make the kind of projects or be involved with kind of projects that can really make a difference
A big part of my job is coaching and developing. I've hired the right team. But everyone has areas where we need to improve. One of the things that I do is discuss a leadership topic at our regular meetings. And it makes a difference, because through these leadership topics, I get to reinforce our culture, the style, what's expected.
But the "wise" person understands something else— that we are all connected and, therefore, his or her own happiness must include the happiness of others.
Throw yourself into life as someone who makes a difference, accepting that you may not understand how or why.
What can you do to make a difference? And why should you do it? (...) the scale of one's social investments doesn't matter. What matters is that you operate as a force for good at every scale available to you.
Leaders stand out. Good leaders succeed. Great leaders make a difference in the world.
Go out into the world, find work that you love, learn from your mistakes, and work hard to make a difference.
I think I'm making a difference for a lot of young singers.
The way you treat people who are in no position to help you, further you, or benefit you reveals the true state of your heart.
You want to do something a little bit meaningful, because we're not saving the planet or anything, but we want to contribute in a positive way, in a way that makes a difference or makes somebody feel something.
I know that compared to industries, corporations, and governments, an individual is insignificant. In measureable terms my actions hardly matter. But feeling tiny does not have to end at why bother.
You don't have to be a billionaire to believe you can make a difference. Give your resources to a charity and volunteer in your community.
I would make a difference by banning unsustainable palm oil in order to save the rainforest and orangutan habitats along with the rest of the three hundred thousand other species that live in the rainforest.
Ifeanyi Enoch Onuoha
Until you go and grow MAD with and in your true passion and purpose, you cannot enter the realm of meteority which is enemical to mediocrity.
You can't go through life and leave things the way they are. We can all make a difference, and if I die today, I know I made a difference.
The problem in modern America is not that an individual can't make a difference, but that nearly all of us are too distracted to even consider trying.
It isn't just a village. The houses aren't just places to live. Everything belongs to everybody. Everyone belongs to everyone else. Even a single person can make a difference.
I just want to be the biggest artist that I can be, and I want to make a difference. I feel like Michael (Jackson) made a difference with everything that he did. He was so charitable and just always on-point. I just want to be where he is, as an artist.
If we could all hear one another's prayers, God might be relieved of some of his burdens.
When the President starts talking about something, it makes a difference.
You must know, the day your star exploded into my universe, you altered it all. You exposed my light and my dark, settled into my existence and there you will be and glow in the matter of my heart, long after light is only a memory. You have changed things for always.
Shit happens everyday. How you deal with it makes all the difference.
Having a vested interest in other souls unconditionally creates a ripple effect that produces miracles in the lives of those around us.
William J. Clinton
We cannot become the world's policeman, but where our values and our interests are at stake, and where we can make a difference, we must act and we must lead. That is our job and we are better, stronger and safer because we are doing it.
I've learned enough things the hard way to know we humans can make a difference.
All a guy needed was a chance. Somebody was alway controlling who got a chance and who didn't.
Do Something! I was sitting on a plane after a long, tiring business trip. I was a bit grouchy and irritable because the rigorous schedule I had made for myself left me exhausted. Looking to not talk to the person next to me and simply endure the flight, I decided to open my newspaper and read about what was happening in the world. As I continued to read, it seemed that everywhere I looked there were stories of injustice, pain, suffering, and people losing hope. Finally, fueled by my tired, irritable state, I became overcome with compassion and frustration for the way things were. I got up and went to the bathroom and broke down. With tears streaming down my face, I helplessly looked to the sky and yelled to God. “God, look at this mess. Look at all this pain and suffering. Look at all this killing and hate. God, how could you let this happen? Why don’t you do something?” Just then, a quiet stillness pacified my heart. A feeling of peace I won’t ever forget engulfed my body. And, as I looked into my own eyes in the mirror, the answer to my own question came back to me… “Steve, stop asking God to do something. God already did something, he gave you life. Now YOU do something!
Don't think about making money, think about making a difference, spot where others are doing it badly and do it better